Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

Senator for Oregon, Democrat

Jeff Merkley


We agree 33% of the time.


Home town: Portland
Born: October 24, 1956
Born in: Eugene, OR
Occupation: Business Owner, Budget Analyst
Religion: Lutheran
Marital status: M
Spouse: Mary Sorteberg
Previous political experience: OR House, 1999-2009; US Senate, 2009-present
Elected in year: 2008
Next election in year: 2026
Family: 2 children
Education: MPA Princeton Univ., 1982
Ethnicity: Caucasian


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Facebook Address: jeffmerkley



  • Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
  • Energy and Water Development
  • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
  • Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies
  • State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs


Environment and Public Works

  • Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety
  • Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

Foreign Relations


Washington, D.C. Office:

531 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-3753
Fax: (202) 228-3997

Portland Office:

121 SW Salmon Street, #1400
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-326-3386
Fax: (503) 326-2900

Eugene Office:

405 East 8th Avenue, Suite 2010
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: 541-465-6750

Medford Office:

10 South Bartlett Street, Suite 201
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-608-9102

Salem Office:

500 Liberty Street SE, Suite 320
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-362-8102

Bend Office:

131 NW Hawthorne Avenue, Suite 208
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: 541-318-1298

Baker City Office:

1705 Main Street, Suite 504
Baker City, OR 97814
Phone: 541-278-1129


We Agree
of the time
title level sponsored our position their vote agree/disagree year
Bill: S 205
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2021
Bill: S J Res 1
Equal Rights Amendment
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2021
Bill: S 1831
3D Gun Safety Act of 2019
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2019
Bill: S 1787
Miranda's Law
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2019
Bill: S J Res 5
Equal Rights Amendment - Senate
Federal Yes Support N/A Agree 2017
Bill: S 2974
A bill Ensure Funding for National Human Trafficking Hotline
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 2577
Justice for All Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2016
Bill: S 524
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2015
Bill: S 178
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
Federal No Support N/A Disagree 2015